Featured Events

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
3 p.m.
The public library has emerged as an organization that pursues new technology while providing educational and literacy based learning opportunities for the community. Library management challenges include finding common ground, envisioning the future and establishing a prime directive while boldly embracing challenges and changes.
3:30 p.m.
Image red door and blurred school hallway with text reading Becoming a History Teacher with Professor Sarah Drake BrownIn our assessment-crazed culture, where the art of teaching is often reduced to impersonal value-added measures, optimistic history teaching candidates do not necessarily include effective assessment among their high-minded goals.Yet, history educators must prepare teaching candidates to: initiate dialogues about discipline-based assessment; systematically consider what they know and understand about students’ historical thinking competencies; and articulate what they intend to do with this knowledge. In her Sabbatical Talk, Professor Sarah Drake Brown explores what it means to become a history teacher in the modern education landscape.
7:30 p.m.
Taj Express explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood, capturing the vibrant, expressive spirit of the world of Bollywood movies that have been entertaining billions of people in India for generations. Through a fusion of film, dance, and music, this dazzling international sensation takes audiences on a live cinematic journey through modern Indian culture and society. The production is a high energy celebration of new India’s pop music, Bollywood culture, and deep traditions featuring colorful costumes, joyful dance, and thrilling live music.
7:30 p.m.
Choral musicians performing on stageA part of the Ball State Women's Week 2017, this concert features female vocal soloists and choral ensembles including the Ball State Women's Chorus and the women's chorus of Mt. Vernon High School (Fortville, IN). Free and open to the public.